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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 193
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM EDT Sun May 19 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will increase in intensity through the
afternoon over the watch area, posing a risk of locally damaging
wind gusts and hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northeast
of Williamsport PA to 40 miles southwest of Martinsburg WV. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 192...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector